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Short Definition : (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious

(adj) openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leery

leery >when u are travelling in train and someone asks u to eat something then they say "leh ri" then u get suspicious at his offering..

rhymes with Wary so when u r leery u r wary .

leery-compare with jerry tom is always cautious and suspicious that jerry is around

rhymes with eerie... On viewing eerie things we get suspicious

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Sounds like jerry...tom is always suspicious and cautious about jerry..

Beware of the pace of Brett Lee

BBC TV, Hard Talk presenter Leery King always suspicious

Bruce Lee has a typical shine in his eye. He is always LEE-ry, i.e. cautious and distrustful, in case anyone attacks him suddenly.

After King Lear got betrayed so many times by his daughters, he must have been very suspicious of everything.

The word leer means a lustful or wanton look.....So you become leery(cautious) of people who leer at you.

BBC presenter Leery King always


Short Definition : room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline

(noun) (of a ship or plane) sideways drift Definition
(noun) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leeway

when u LEave a WAY (a space or margin) then its called LEEWAY

bowls of (brett)LEE moves with LEEWAY

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lee(bruce ) could make a leeway among deadliest of enemies .

you bought LEE jeans and its fly was not working and left some WAY..leeway

when brett LEE bowls, batsmen get no ROOM TO MOVE thats the LEEWAY of bowling

When there are 50% discount offers in Levis, then there will be little leeway.

u brought lee jeans n it was so tight dat it didnt offer any leeway i.e any freedom to move beyond limit

give me a Little Way to pass


Short Definition : gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor

(noun) (law) a gift of personal property by will
Synonyms : bequest
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legacy

(sounds like legally ) gift obtained legally

legal >> i have got my fathers property through his will legally... i consider it as his gift by his will..


Short Definition : (of music) played smoothly

(adj) (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
Synonyms : smooth
Example Sentence
  • a legato passage
(adv) connecting the notes; in music
Example Sentence
  • play this legato, please
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legato

LEGATO like LEG of barcelona striker samuel ETO.smooth as u like.

sounds like gelato..soft n smooth

imagine u put ur leg out of an auto to listen to soft music from da car beside the auto

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rhymes with vibrato, which is connected with music.

Tap your Leg smoothly while listening to music.


Short Definition : explanatory list of symbols on a map

(noun) a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Synonyms : fable
(noun) brief description accompanying an illustration
Synonyms : caption
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legend

leg(read:root word meaning)+ end.we are reading for the road end on a map.


Short Definition : sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand

(noun) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legerdemain

legerdemain: legendary man

legerdemain means dextrity of hand. skillful in magic. consider DOMAIN . domain knowledge is needed for IT jobs. so one should have sound domain knowledge. so legerDEMAIN means artful, skillfull in magical powers

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legs are d main ! ...but still u need hands..

using his sleight of hand he transformed a lizard to a man

French- Legere- Light de- of; Mains- Hands; literally Light handed which is skillful.

le ja(l)di main...

Legendery+Man - remember Barney Stinson from HIMYM? he used to do magic tricks to impress the girl.. :)

legend man bananey k liey proness(dexterity) chahiey

With the legerdemain, I completed the laser operation with my hand.


Short Definition : legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws

(noun) persons who make or amend or repeal laws
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legislature

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Law against slaughter.


Short Definition : mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment

(noun) mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
Synonyms : lenience lenity mildness
(noun) a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
Synonyms : indulgence lenience
Example Sentence
  • too much indulgence spoils a child
(noun) lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
Synonyms : lenience
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leniency

leny(Marathi)caves(englishl)= in Ajintha leny if we spit ,or spoil environment ,hardly we have to pay Rs.50

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